|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Spring Lake is 11,619. Spring Lake, North Carolina is the 2,820th largest city in the US.
Spring Lake is located entirely in Cumberland County.
The peak population of Spring Lake was in 2000, when its population was 12,496. In 2000, Spring Lake was the 2,320th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,820th largest city in the US. Spring Lake is currently 7.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Spring Lake has shrunk 7.0% since the year 2000. Spring Lake, North Carolina's growth is extremely below average. 88% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Spring Lake has a population density of 518.8 people per square mile.
|2814||Smithfield, North Carolina||11,630||5.3%|
|2820||Spring Lake, North Carolina||11,619||-7.0%|
|2821||Green River, Wyoming||11,609||-1.2%|
|2823||Seven Hills, Ohio||11,604||-3.9%|
|2824||James Island, South Carolina||11,602|
|2825||River Forest, Illinois||11,597||-0.2%|
The total voting age population of Spring Lake, North Carolina, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 8,729. The voting age population is 53.8% male and 46.2% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 5.4% of the residents of Spring Lake are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Spring Lake are 45.5% White, 37.2% Black, 9.3% Two or more races, 4.0% Other, 2.7% Asian, 0.9% American Indian and 0.5% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 16.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Spring Lake, 21.8% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 31.5%. On a per-household basis, 19.3% of families are below the poverty line in Spring Lake.
Among those aged 16 and older, 70.6% of Spring Lake residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.9% of Spring Lake residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 27.6% have a bachelor's degree and 8.4% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Spring Lake residents aged 5 and older, 14.7% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 9.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.8% speak an Indo-European language, and 2.6% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Spring Lake is 11.8%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Spring Lake, 30.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Spring Lake is $39,559.
In Spring Lake, 20.4% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 79.6% of housing units in Spring Lake.
Of all the housing units in Spring Lake, 1.0% of them were build before 1940.
In Spring Lake, 32.7% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 1,700 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Spring Lake is $1,032.
In Spring Lake, 87.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.